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May 1, 2018 | Stanford News
The selection committee cited an energy-saving program with the Girl Scouts that started as part of PEEC's Energy Behavior Initiative. Ardoin and other researchers continue to refine the program and are rolling it out to Girl Scouts nationally.
February 12, 2018 | Stanford News
As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a battery. One solution for extending the battery life of wireless devices under development by researchers at Stanford University is to add a wake-up receiver that can turn on a shut-off device at a moment’s...
August 21, 2017 | KZSU Stanford radio
Leadership on fighting climate change in the United States is located outside the federal government now in state and local governments, companies, universities, and non-governmental organizations, James Sweeney tells Michael Killen in this interview on KZSU Stanford Radio 90.1 FM. Sweeney also...
April 21, 2017 | PolicyEd Website
Using energy more efficiently has had more of an effect on our energy consumption than all of the growth in clean energy. For more information, pick up a copy of Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy, by James L. Sweeney.
November 30, 2016 | The Hill
By Jim Sweeney Energy efficiency has been and will continue to be fundamental to three things President-elect Donald Trump has promised to improve – economic growth, trade deficits and national security – and one thing about which he promised to keep an open mind – climate change.